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[Commlist] Call for Book Reviews: animation: an interdisciplinary journal

Wed Jun 26 11:05:38 GMT 2019


/animation: an interdisciplinary journal/

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*/animation: an interdisciplinary journal/**is seeking submissions for its Book Reviews section.*/animation/ is an international, peer-reviewed journal that brings together research in film and media studies, architecture, art and design, visual culture and creative practice. The journal promotes academic dialogue mapping the interdisciplinary nature of animation studies. Our Book Reviews section features critical engagements with leading scholarship in the field and its interdisciplinary crossovers and welcomes publication reviews from established and emerging scholars. In addition to books in English, the journal strongly encourages reviews of texts published in other languages.

Reviews are typically in the 1200-word range. For sample reviews, please consult recent issues of the journal//( If you are interested in reviewing a book listed below for the journal, or another recent publication, *_please send an email_* including 1) the book’s title, 2) your affiliation, 3) a brief description of your suitability for reviewing the book and 4) a statement of impartiality and any potential conflicts of interest pertaining to the book you would like to review*_to both reviews editors_: Aimee Mollaghan (**(aimee.mollaghan /at/* <mailto:(aimee.mollaghan /at/>*AND Colin Williamson (**(cwilliamson /at/* <mailto:(cwilliamson /at/>*- Please do not include any other parties on journal correspondence.*

*Suggestions for Books to Review*

Bruckner, Franziska, Holger Lang, Nikica Gilic, Daniel Šuljic, Hrvoje Turkovic (eds) (2018). /Global Animation/: /International Perspectives at Animafest Zagreb. /London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Dobson, Nichola, Annabelle Honess Roe, Amy Ratelle and Caroline Ruddell (2018). /The Animation Studies Reader/. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Dobson, Nichola (2018). /Norman McLaren: Between the Frames/. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Giesen, Rolf (2015). /Chinese Animation: A History and Filmography, 1922–2012/. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company.

Grace, Whitney (2017). /Lotte Reiniger: Pioneer of Film Animation/. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company.

Greenberg, Raz (2018). /Hayao Miyazaki: Exploring the Early Work of Japan's Greatest Animator/. London: Bloomsbury.

Harris, Miriam, Lilly Husbands, Paul Taberham (eds) (2019). /Experimental Animation: From Analogue to Digital/. Routledge.

Holliday, Christopher and Alexander Sergeant (eds) (2018). /Fantasy/Animation: Connections Between Media, Mediums, and Genres/. New York: Routledge.

Johnson, Keith Leslie (2017). /Jan Švankmajer/. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press.

Klein, Norman and Margo Bistis (2016). /The Imaginary 20th Century/. Zentrum für Kunst und

                 Medien, Karlsruhe.

Ogihara-Schuck, Eriko (2014)./Miyazaki's Animism Abroad: The Reception of Japanese Religious Themes by American and German Audiences/. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company.

Lisa Scoggin (2016). /The Music of Animaniacs. Postmodern Nostalgia in a Cartoon World. /New York: NYU Press.

Smith, Susan, Noel Brown and Sam Summers (eds) (2018). /Toy Story: How Pixar Reinvented the Animated Feature. /London: Bloomsbury Academic/. /

Taberham, Paul (2019). /Lessons in Perception: The Avant-Garde Filmmaker as Practical Psychologist/. Oxford: Berghahn Books.

Torres, Dan (2017). /Animation: Process, Cognition and Actuality/. London: Bloomsbury.//

Wells, Paul (2014). /Animation, Sport, and Culture/. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Dr. Aimee Mollaghan

Senior Lecturer Media, Film and Television

Programme Leader for Film Studies and Film Studies with Film Production

Media Department International Co-ordinator

Office: CE211 Creative Edge

Telephone: 01695 586388

Semester 2 Office hours: Monday 11-1pm

Reviews Editor /animation: an interdisciplinary journal/

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